Period
to 31 May 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Electronics over the 6 months to 31 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Electronics
England > West Midlands
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 107 165 174
Rank change year-on-year +58 +9 -39
Contract jobs citing Electronics 17 30 24
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.83% 0.65% 0.49%
As % of the General category 2.84% 2.19% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 2
Median daily rate £600 £450 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +1.41% +42.00%
10th Percentile £515 £329 £388
90th Percentile £715 £544 £534
England median daily rate £525 £520 £488
% change year-on-year +0.96% +6.67% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 12
Median hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +8.28% +70.65%
10th Percentile £35.63 £41.25 £24.55
90th Percentile £42.88 £46.75 £48.25
England median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +11.84%

Electronics is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 599 1,369 1,540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.36% 29.59% 31.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 889 901
Median daily rate £440 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £284 £270 £250
90th Percentile £579 £603 £580
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 50 103
Median hourly rate £19.20 £18.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -2.70% -12.65%
10th Percentile £11.93 £13.48 £12.00
90th Percentile £59.63 £45.00 £38.15
Median hourly rate £26.44 £22.97 £22.61
% change year-on-year +15.13% +1.57% +5.16%

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Electronics as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Electronics in the West Midlands

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Electronics in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Electronics in the West Midlands

Electronics
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Electronics in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Electronics in the West Midlands

Electronics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Electronics in the West Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Electronics in the West Midlands

Electronics
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 31 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Herefordshire -3 6 £600 +60.00%
Birmingham +25 3 - - 6
Warwickshire +23 3 - - 3
Staffordshire +13 3 £650 - 1
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Electronics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 12 (70.59%) Telecoms
2 11 (64.71%) Finance
3 10 (58.82%) Manufacturing
3 10 (58.82%) SAP
3 10 (58.82%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (58.82%) Programme Management
3 10 (58.82%) Marketing
3 10 (58.82%) Digital Marketing
3 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
3 10 (58.82%) Public Sector
4 7 (41.18%) DV Cleared
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) Validation
7 4 (23.53%) Firewall
7 4 (23.53%) CCIE
7 4 (23.53%) CCNP
7 4 (23.53%) Dell
7 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (23.53%) Linux
8 3 (17.65%) LAN
8 3 (17.65%) Python
8 3 (17.65%) C
8 3 (17.65%) Juniper
8 3 (17.65%) CCDA
8 3 (17.65%) WAN
8 3 (17.65%) Service Management
8 3 (17.65%) Change Management
8 3 (17.65%) OSPF

Electronics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.76%) OrCAD
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) BGP
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (17.65%) DMVPN
2 3 (17.65%) EIGRP
2 3 (17.65%) LAN
2 3 (17.65%) OSPF
2 3 (17.65%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) Unified Communications
3 2 (11.76%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) Bluetooth
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) IPsec
4 1 (5.88%) RS-232
4 1 (5.88%) Skype
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Babel
1 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
1 1 (5.88%) SonarQube
1 1 (5.88%) webpack
General
1 12 (70.59%) Telecoms
2 11 (64.71%) Finance
3 10 (58.82%) Manufacturing
3 10 (58.82%) Marketing
3 10 (58.82%) Public Sector
4 2 (11.76%) Automotive
5 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Business Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Android Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Designer
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.88%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) React Developer
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.88%) Jest
1 1 (5.88%) REST
1 1 (5.88%) Spring
1 1 (5.88%) Swagger
1 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (5.88%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.88%) e-Learning
3 1 (5.88%) Equities
3 1 (5.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Android
2 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) Digital Marketing
1 10 (58.82%) Programme Management
2 5 (29.41%) Validation
3 3 (17.65%) Change Management
3 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 3 (17.65%) Cryptography
3 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
3 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
3 3 (17.65%) Service Management
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) Digital Forensics
4 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security
4 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
4 2 (11.76%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C
1 3 (17.65%) MATLAB
1 3 (17.65%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) DV Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) CCIE
3 4 (23.53%) CCNP
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (17.65%) CCDA
4 3 (17.65%) CCIE Collaboration
4 3 (17.65%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 3 (17.65%) Degree
5 2 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) CCDP
6 1 (5.88%) CCNA
6 1 (5.88%) CISSP
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) GDPR
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Firmware
1 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) SAP
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) Dell
5 3 (17.65%) Juniper
5 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
5 3 (17.65%) Splunk
6 2 (11.76%) EMC
6 2 (11.76%) VMware
7 1 (5.88%) Virgin Media